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A collection of thoughts and questions turned into blog posts

Planon regularly publishes blog posts on topics ranging from workplace management and compliance to the Internet of Things and Building Information Modelling. These quick reads are often educational, occasionally humorous, and always worth your time.

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Blogs | 07/01/2020
A race to the cloud

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the adoption of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), cloud infrastructure and application services is accelerating. More than ever before organizations are seeking the security, cost savings, and flexibility of cloud-based software solutions. 

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Blogs | 06/18/2020
Borrowing light through a hole in the wall

In this blog, our colleague Bram Bos describes important intangible benefits of a truly integrated software solution for real estate and facility management – like an IWMS – from the end user perspective. 

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Blogs | 06/04/2020
Three common paths for IWMS deployment

In this blog, Geert-Jan discusses three common paths for deployment of Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS). 

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Blogs | 06/27/2019
What you need to do to prepare for GASB 87, the new lease accounting standard

Planon recently participated in an excellent webinar “Countdown to Compliance: How Public Universities Can Effectively Prepare for GASB 87” with NACUBO, the National Association of College and University Business Officers. The webinar speakers included Shea Bryant of Michigan State University, Charlene McNeil of Arazzo Solutions, and me. In this blog, I’d like to share some key takeaways from that webinar. 

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Blogs | 06/20/2019
Discover the correlation | Closing the gap between real estate and C-level organizational goals with the power of analytics

Real estate and facility management teams need to shift towards data cross-referencing and look deeper into the relationship between real estate metrics and overall metrics to attract more attention from the C-suite. 

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Blogs | 06/17/2019
Getting the C-Suite “on board” with corporate real estate strategy

This blog recaps our great discussion with real estate expert René Buck. He shares how societal developments are currently leading to companies revising their location policies, and how to get support from the C-Suite for these new real estate initiatives. 

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Blogs | 06/06/2019
The air traffic control called Capital Project Management

If Project Management is like flying a plane, then Captial Project Management could be compared to air traffic control. 

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Blogs | 05/29/2019
How to maintain control of capital projects in real estate and facility management

Corporate real estate and facility managers are often in charge of large capital projects. How do you stay in control of these type of projects? Discover in our blog what the 4 key phases of Capital Project Management are and what the role is of an IWMS in this approach. 

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Blogs | 05/23/2019
How technology is changing real estate management

Technology will reshape real estate into Real Estate 4.0; buildings with a focus on technology that enable organizations to use and share workspace in ways we can barely imagine! 

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Blogs | 04/18/2019
Preparing for 2020: 5 changes for CRE managers to consider

Many studies that have taken place over the past decade around how people see the future of real estate have referenced the year 2020. Gartner presents five important shifts CRE managers should consider to start preparing now for 2020 and beyond. 

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Blogs | 04/04/2019
How real estate managers take control of their real estate portfolios

Real estate can now be regarded as an organization’s fifth production factor. This makes the role of the real estate manager increasingly important. 

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Blogs | 03/28/2019
What if robots break something during maintenance?

Explore five issues surrounding Artificial Intelligence and safety concerns when weighing the opportunities and risks of using robots for maintenance work. 

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